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agism

noun [U] (also ageism)
 
 
/ˈeɪdʒɪzəm/ LAW, WORKPLACE
the act of treating people unfairly because of their age, especially if they are old: To protect yourself against agism during the recruiting process, some career experts suggest you remove the earliest work history from your resume. → See also discrimination
agist (also ageist) adjective
(Definition of agism from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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